Iso-edges for the Geovisualization of Consumptions

Catarina Maçãs, Pedro Cruz, Evgheni Polisciuc, Hugo Amaro, Penousal Machado


Data Visualization is emerging as a tool to understand and explore data in various ways. It enables us to interpret, synthesise, and present complex and vast amounts of information. We use Data Visualization to represent the evolution of consumptions in 729 hypermarkets and supermarkets of the biggest Portuguese retail company, for a time span of two years. We aim to apply an Information Visualization technique in order to study how, through Data Visualization, we can represent, synthesize, and interpret consumptions’ data. The geospatial data enables us to represent the consumptions in the different municipal districts and to analyze how consumptions evolve over time. To present this data, we apply an isoline approach, introducing a new technique called iso-edges. We also implement an interface for the exploration and analysis of the data.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Maçãs C., Cruz P., Polisciuc E., Amaro H. and Machado P. (2016). Iso-edges for the Geovisualization of Consumptions . In Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 2: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-175-5, pages 220-227. DOI: 10.5220/0005785702200227

in Bibtex Style

author={Catarina Maçãs and Pedro Cruz and Evgheni Polisciuc and Hugo Amaro and Penousal Machado},
title={Iso-edges for the Geovisualization of Consumptions},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 2: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2016)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 2: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2016)
TI - Iso-edges for the Geovisualization of Consumptions
SN - 978-989-758-175-5
AU - Maçãs C.
AU - Cruz P.
AU - Polisciuc E.
AU - Amaro H.
AU - Machado P.
PY - 2016
SP - 220
EP - 227
DO - 10.5220/0005785702200227